Every year U.S. News and World Report ranks 1,400 universities and colleges across the country. Their study looks at academic resources and how successful students are after graduation. It's one of the most respected reports on higher education in the U.S. Once again this year New Jersey's Princeton University was ranked number 1. Harvard and Columbia Universities tie for second. Besides Princeton, eight other New Jersey schools made the top 200. Stevens Institute of Technology(74) N.J.I.T (97) Rutgers Newark(132) Seton Hall (137) Montclair State, Rowan and Rutgers Camden were all tied at 166. Rutgers Newark was ranked 4th in the country for "upward mobility." A new ranking for low income students.